Apis Cor company has successfully created a 3D printed house that was built in less than a day. The house is printed using a concrete mixture as the medium to construct the walls which are reinforced with fiberglass. Strong but lightweight materials are used in the house’s flat roof to allow for fast construction as… Continue reading 3D Printed House Built in One Day
YouTuber Hevesh5 spent 25 hours spread over 8 days building a massive triple spiral structure with 15,000 dominoes. Watch the multi-layered triple spiral of dominoes fall down in the video below.
Taisei Corporation has developed a new method of demolishing buildings which involves taking it floor by floor, gradually making their way to the ground. The company is using its Ecological Reproduction System (Tecorep) to lower the 140 meters (459.3 feet) Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka, Tokyo building to the ground. Watch the video below.
The Barrier Transfer Machine, also known as the Road Zipper, is a heavy vehicle used to transfer concrete lane dividers that are used to relieve traffic congestion during rush hours. In the video below, the Road Zipper re-positioning the new Moveable Median Barrier (MMB) on the Golden Gate Bridge, California.
Polylevel polyurethane foam System is a concrete lifting technique used to raise unstable concrete slabs by drilling holes and pumping material under the uneven surface. In the video below, checkout how Polylevel used the foam to quickly and safely lift a sinking sidewalks and patios. via: The Awesomer
Tarmac made a demonstration of their innovative product called Topmix Permeable, which is a fast draining concrete pavement solution that rapidly directs storm water off streets, parking surfaces, driveways and walkways. This minimizes the cost and long-term maintenance for local authorities and developers of storm water management. Watch how 4,000 liters of water drain in 60 seconds in the… Continue reading Concrete Pavement Drains 4,000 Liters of Water in 60 Seconds
In celebration of its upcoming 60th anniversary, Disney posted a classic time lapse footage that document the construction of its California theme park construction dated back to 1954. Watch the video below.
The Chinese are famous for using prefabricated modular technology. A construction company called Broad Group completed a 57-story skyscraper in just 19 days, by using prefab modules, sometimes at a rate of three floors per day. Their reduced use of concrete means it’s more eco-friendly as well. The China Academy of Building Research has confirmed that the… Continue reading Building A 57-Story Skyscraper in Just 19 Days